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Who migrates overseas and is it worth their while?

Bangladesh is among the top ten remittance-receiving countries globally. But who benefits from this and to what extent?

The World Bank conducted a survey, to take a closer look at who and how people migrate abroad, where the remittance is used and whether the benefits from migrating are greater than the costs.

To read the analysis of the transaction costs, benefits and possible policy directions to strengthen the returns from migration, please visit the feature, Bangladesh: Who migrates overseas and is it worth their while?.

This article is quoted from the blog ‘End Poverty in South Asia’ maintained by the South Asia Region of the World Bank Group.
The article was originally published on 2009-08-26
This article is uploaded by Majbritt Thomsen, administrator on ‘Views On Tourism’.

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